Governor Christie Orders Local Governments To Accept Prepayment Of 2018 Property Taxes

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017
  • Tags: Taxes

Trenton, NJ -  Governor Chris Christie today signed the following Executive Order:

Executive Order No. 237 - Directs the Director of the Division of Local Government to notify municipalities to accept payments for 2018 property taxes in calendar year 2017 and require them to credit those payments as received in 2017 if the payment is postmarked on or before December 31, 2017.

“The action I took today will ensure that local governments are flexible and accommodating of their local property taxpayers as we transition to the new federal tax code for 2018," Governor Christie said. "This executive order requires local officials to dedicate the resources and staffing to serve New Jerseyans who are planning in this way for their families and their futures."

A copy of the Executive Order No. 237 [pdf 33kB]

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